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Butler's graduating class leaves mark

Butler High School's 2016 class received its diplomas and turned its tassels Wednesday morning at James Brown Arena.
By David Lee | Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Walker eliminated from national spelling bee

Lauren Walker, of Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, was eliminated Wednesday from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Walker advanced to the third round by successfully spelling 'formicary,' but ...
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, May 25, 2016

School sees first class of graduates

Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School had its inaugural graduation Tuesday morning at the James Brown Arena, as almost 100 students became part of the new school's history.
By Wayne Staats | Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Paine College hits fundraising goal with $1.3 million in gifts

More than $1 million in gifts have been pledged to Paine College, the private Augusta school announced Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Olympian Beamon shares story with track teams

Bob Beamon, 1968 long-jump gold medalist whose Olympic record still stands, shared his story with North Augusta's boys and girls track teams Sunday, encouraging them to work on their stories as well.
By James Folker | Sunday, May 22, 2016

Big , small babies at greater risk for belly fat later

Birth weight at the extreme ends has long been considered associated with health problems later in life, particularly for those with very low birthweights and large babies, according to an Augusta ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, May 20, 2016

Sleep disorders, post-traumatic stress raise suicide risk

Rare clinical trials at AU for suicidal patients are looking for ways to treat underlying problems that could help lower that risk, Dr. Vaughn McCall told a conference at the Charlie Norwood VA ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, May 20, 2016

School's out for some in Richmond County

Richmond County high school students begin their summer vacation.
By Lisa Kaylor | Thursday, May 19, 2016

Thomson graduation moved to Sunday

Graduation had been scheduled Friday and was relocated Wednesday to the high school gym because of expected inclimate weather that day.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Harlem High graduation rescheduled

It was originally scheduled Friday night at the school's football stadium.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Aquinas senior named Best and Brightest

After receiving congratulations from the three judges, EmmaKate Few briefly looked toward the ceiling and then uttered one word: "Wow."
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Aiken Tech decides on new president

Dr. Forest Mahan, currently vice president for academic affairs and student services at Northeastern Technical College, will become Aiken Tech's new leader on July 1.
Monday, May 16, 2016

Ministry puts spotlight on education's impact

Dr. Angela Pringle sent a clear message Sunday to dozens of Richmond County students, teachers and parents: "Graduate."
By Doug Stutsman | Sunday, May 15, 2016

Fundraising goal closing in for Paine

Paine College has raised $2.5 million in cash since it began a fundraising campaign last year to help it get through financial difficulties.
By Mike Wynn | Sunday, May 15, 2016

New Army officer gets special ceremony at Augusta University graduation

Jake Padgett was among 1,200 getting a degree this semester and among seven ROTC members who received a commission.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, May 13, 2016

Speaker at MCG ceremony celebrates success of medical research

Dr. Claire Pomeroy, president of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, was the speaker Thursday for the Hooding Ceremony of Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, May 12, 2016

Ovarian Cancer Academy looks to fund new research

The academy has a $2 million budget this fiscal year, part of $20 million Congress directed toward ovarian cancer research, to fund five-year grants for young investigators to go into the field.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Aiken schools pick new logo

The Aiken County Public School District picked its new logo Tuesday night.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Augusta University gives man posthumous degree

Death will not keep Charles Davis from receiving a degree from his beloved Augusta University.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Pay raise expected next year for Richmond County school employees

The 2016-2017 budget by Superintendent Angela Pringle seeks the pay raise, along with continued elimination of furlough days.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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